[ARMedslack] How to compile the whole Slackware ARM?

Stuart Winter m-lists at biscuit.org.uk
Thu Nov 18 13:16:53 UTC 2010

> > > Here some pointers (not mine), about performance for different compilers
> > > (but same parameters):
> > >
> > > http://hardwarebug.org/2009/08/05/arm-compiler-shoot-out/
> > >
> >
> > Thanks for providing this link. As I can see there FLAC uses integer and
> > Vorbis uses float. So rebuilding the libvorbis and flac packages should be
> > the easiest method to get some test tools for different compiler
> > optimizations.
> > Does anybody want to do it? ;-)

I think this makes the most sense.  You'd probably also want to rebuild
glibc, but I don't think rebuilding the entire distribution would be
worthwhile -- because I'm not convinced about the speed improvement *and*
how long it'd take to build the packages: it's not a fast process.

Stuart Winter
Slackware ARM: www.armedslack.org

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